Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education / Edition 3by Marjorie J. Kostelnik, Alice Phipps Whiren, Anne Keil Soderman, Anne Keil Soderman
Pub. Date: 06/23/2003
This comprehensive book brings together the best information currently available for developing an integrated approach to curriculum and instruction in the early years. The book creates a bridge between the worlds of child care and early education, as well as between preprimary and primary programs. The effective ideas presented are designed to give readers a cohesive view of the what, why, and how of developmentally appropriate practices. Each chapter addresses principles of age-appropriateness, individual appropriateness, and social and cultural appropriateness. It is designed for current and future early childhood professionals working in formal group settings with young children ranging in age from three to eight.
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Table of Contents
I. FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
2. Principles of Development and Learning: Implications for Effective Teaching.
II. SETTING THE STAGE FOR LEARNING.
4. Planning and Implementing Effective Whole-Group Activities.
5. Organizing Space, Materials, Time, and Children's Groups.
6. Promoting Self-Discipline in Children.
7. Strengthening Developmentally Appropriate Programs Through Family Involvement.
III. THE CURRICULUM.
9. The Affective Domain.
10. The Cognitive Domain.
11. The Language Domain.
12. The Physical Domain.
13. The Social Domain.
IV. INTEGRATING CURRICULUM.
15. Integrating the Curriculum Through Theme Teaching.
16. Integrating Curriculum Through Authentic Assessment.
Appendix: Sample Lesson Plans.
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